• Pediatric Gastroenterologist

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: Peds: Gastroenterology
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
  • Description

    The Division uses a comprehensive family-focused approach to engage parents in their child’s healthcare. Annually, this Division sees over 6743 Inpatient and 9968 Outpatient encounters and performs over 1746 procedures. Members of the Division sees patients at multiple locations in the Atlanta area centered at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta-Egleston campus, and other neighborhood locations in the greater Atlanta area. A 260,000 sq. ft. Center for Advanced Pediatrics (CAP) is slated to open in 2018 and will house GI, Hepatology and 16 other pediatric specialties.  Recently, plans for a new 440+bed Hospital adjacent to the CAP were announced (www.choabreakingnewground.org .)
    The Division is engaged in multiple areas of Specialty care, including:
    • Aerodigestive Center of Excellence- ACE
    • Eosinophilic GI Disease clinic- EGID
    • IBD: Comprehensive Clinical and research program
    • Intestinal rehabilitation (Intestinal Rehabilitation of Children’s- IRoC)
    • Weight and wellness – Strong4Life Clinic
    • (Integrated Enteral feeds Advancement Team Clinic- (iEAT)
    • Autism clinic
    • Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD Clinic)
    • Biliary atresia and cholestatic diseases
    • Liver Transplantation and Teen Transition Clinic (currently care for > 450 liver transplant recipients).  34 Liver Transplants performed in 2016
    • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy (ERCP and small bowel enteroscopy)
    Research: Of the current 14 clinical faculty in the Division of GHN, 8 are supported by extramural funding (61%) for Basic & Clinical Research. Currently, this Division is being supported by $6 million in extramural funds (NIDDK $3.5 million). We are engaged in multiple NIH and non-NIH funded clinical studies:
    • Liver:  ChiLDReN, ITCH, PRIME, PUSH, NASH CRN, SPLIT, & several industry-supported trials
    • IBD: ICN, RISK and PROTECT and several industry-supported trials
    • Pancreas/CF: INSPIRRE
    Emory University's Department of Pediatrics Including Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Ranked in top 4 for Research Grants from the NIH (nearly $40 million).
    Training:  There are six Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellows and one Advanced Transplant Hepatology Fellow in the ACGME-accredited Training Program within the Division.  A T32 Training Grant focused upon “Translational Research” can support bench and clinical research as well as a Master’s in Clinical Research Degree at Emory.
    Emory/CHOA: Our facility has more than 1,900 pediatric physicians representing over 60 pediatric specialties and programs Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) is one of the largest pediatric healthcare providers in the nation (https://www.choa.org/about-us/why-choose-childrens ).  In 2015, Children’s managed more than 922,861-patient visits, 26,553-hospital admissions, 40,252-surgical procedures (inpatient and outpatient) and 229,849 emergency room visits (https://www.choa.org/about-us/newsroom/childrens-facts ).
    Compensation for this position will be competitively attractive and commensurate with experience. Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
    If interested please attach CV

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